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Essentials of Management Information Systems
Chapter 1 Business Information Systems in Your Career STUDENT LEARNING OBJECTIVES

• How are information systems transforming business and what is their relationship to globalization?

Business Information Systems in Your Career

• Why are information systems so essential for running and managing a business today? • What exactly is an information system? How does it work? What are its people, organization, and technology components?

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Essentials of Management Information Systems
Chapter 1 Business Information Systems in Your Career STUDENT LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Essentials of Management Information Systems
Chapter 1 Business Information Systems in Your Career The New Yankee Stadium Looks to the Future

• How will a four-step method for business problem solving help you solve information systemrelated problems? • How will information systems affect business careers and what information systems skills and knowledge are essential?

• Problem: Escalating salaries, travel costs, and ticket prices, more competing entertainment options. • Solutions: Enhance fan experience by building state-of-the-art new stadium.

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Essentials of Management Information Systems
Chapter 1 Business Information Systems in Your Career The New Yankee Stadium Looks to the Future

Essentials of Management Information Systems
Chapter 1 Business Information Systems in Your Career NBA Teams Make a Slam Dunk with Information Technology

• Cisco Systems supplied the technology for the new Yankee Stadium, including 1,100 highdefinition monitors and videoconferencing equipment. • Demonstrates IT’s role in increasing value and revenue in any business. • Illustrates the potential for technology to transform an organization.

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Essentials of Management Information Systems
Chapter 1 Business Information Systems in Your Career The Role of Information Systems in Business Today

Essentials of Management Information Systems
Chapter 1 Business Information Systems in Your Career The Role of Information Systems in Business Today

How Information Systems Are Transforming Business • In 2008, more than 75 million businesses had dotcom addresses registered. • More than 106 million people receive their news online; 55 million Americans read blogs. • Internet advertising continues to grow at more than 15 percent per year. • New laws require businesses to store more data for longer periods. • Changes in business result in changes in jobs and careers. 1.7

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What’s New in MIS?
New technologies Cloud computing Software as a service (SaaS) Mobile digital platform People and behavior changes Managers use social networks, collaboration. Employees have access to powerful decision aids. Virtual meetings are accepted and used. Organizations Web 2.0 applications widely adopted Telework gains momentum Co-creation of value, collaboration across firms 1.8

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Essentials of Management Information Systems
Chapter 1 Business Information Systems in Your Career Information Systems and Your Career

Essentials of Management Information Systems
Chapter 1 Business Information Systems in Your Career The Role of Information Systems in Business Today

Interactive Session: People MIS in Your Pocket • Read the Interactive Session and then discuss the following questions: • What kinds of applications are described...
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